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ArtPrize 2016

It’s less than a month away!  ArtPrize 2016! This will be my fifth time putting up an entry for this huge event, and my second time being hosted by the beautiful Peaches Bed & Breakfast in downtown Grand Rapids. My piece, titled Perfect Path, will be above the fireplace in the library area. It was… Read More

Almost there…

Jeannie and I spent all of Tuesday hanging up the actual artwork for the exhibit. The individual photo pieces turned out just as perfect as we could have possibly imagined… Those of you in Grand Rapids – please stop in to see YOUR exhibit starting noon on Wednesday, September 24th. It will be up until the… Read More

Sigma dp2 Quattro Test

On Thursday, July 10  – I received from Sigma Corporation of America the new Sigma dp2 Quattro as part of a test program! I get to play with it until Monday, at which point I have to ship it back to Sigma. Quite unusual looking, don’t you think? Anxiously waiting for its battery to charge…… Read More

Stock Images Portfolio

Recently, I’ve been working towards the goal of combining both my graphic design and my photography services into ONE website. This hasn’t necessarily been the easiest task, but I’m pleased to be making progress. My online portfolio now consists of a variety of items and projects from both my graphic design AND photography pursuits. Something… Read More

Sigma Macro Lens for Sale

SOLD! NO LONGER OFFERED. FOR SALE: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Medium Telephoto Macro Lens for Canon. MINT condition, in box, with manual, case, lens hood, and paperwork. $300 firm + shipping if needed. Selling only because my nice husband gave me a Canon macro lens for Christmas. See a description of the lens on… Read More

Think Summer!

Let’s take a fun, colorful stroll along Lake Michigan – to remember why we put up with the Michigan winters…

Have Projector – Will Travel!

Over the past few months, I’ve really enjoyed giving photo presentations to various organizations such as Audubon chapters, wine dinners and outdoor enthusiast groups. I’d like to share a very nice letter I received this week from my last presentation in Grattan Township, Michigan at a wild game dinner event for a local sportsman’s club:… Read More

My First (and Second) Published Book(s)!

What a thrill! My first published book “Healing Images – A Selection from the Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion” – arrived yesterday! And within a day, the “Pure Michigan – Spring Scenic Places” book arrived as well. I have approximately 12 pages in this book (along with a cover photo), created with images captured during the Pure… Read More

Give Your Photographer an Online Course

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Grand Rapids Public Library Michigan's National Parks Exhibit

Four West Michigan photographers are currently on exhibit on the fourth floor of the Grand Rapids Public Library, showcasing their images of Michigan’s National Parks. The photos by Steven Huyser-Honing, Stacy Niedzwiecki, Steve Nelson and Dianne Carroll-Burdick capture the beauty of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the Keweenaw National Historic… Read More